Kenthurst Public School

"The School of Choice" Respect, Responsibility and Personal Best

Telephone02 9654 1173

Rules and policies

Rules and policies are in place to make sure your child remains safe and well at school.

Visit the NSW Department of Education’s policy library for all current operational policies.

Our school uses the department's School Community Charter to ensure all of our communication is collaborative and respectful.

Attendance and absences

Students must attend school regularly so they can achieve their educational best and increase their career and life options.

In NSW, all children from the age of 6 are legally required to attend school or be registered for home schooling through the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). All students must complete Year 10, or its equivalent and remain in school, employment or training until they turn 17.

For more information about compulsory school attendance, visit:

School frameworks (school rules)

As well as following the department’s operational policies, we have developed frameworks for our students in line with our school’s values and commitments.

Homework Policy 

This policy has been created through consultation with school staff and based on the Homework Policy released by the NSW Department of Education and Communities. Download and view the Homework Policy

School Uniform Policy 

At Kenthurst Public School the policy has been formulated through consultation with school staff and parents or carers including the school parents and citizens association. Download and view the Uniform policy.

Student Leadership Policy

Kenthurst Public School aims to develop opportunities for leadership and service through school commitment. This policy highlights the rules and regulations the students must abide by. Download and view the Student Leadership Policy.

Anti-Bullying Policy

Kenthurst Public School is committed to providing a safe and caring environemnt which fosters respect for others and does not tolerate bullying. Download and view the Anti-Bullying Policy. 

Student Enrolment Policy

Please view our Enrolment Policy which has been developed in accordance with the Department of Education's 'Enhanced Enrolment Procedures'. 

Student Wellbeing and Discpline Policy

This policy has been created in accordance with the Department of Education's policies and procedures on Student Wellbeing, and in partnership with the school community. Download and view the Student Wellbeing and Discipline Policy revised 2016.